Do you have that friend who is always negative and thinks the glass is half empty? Negativity can come in many forms, including cynicism, criticism, whining, attacking, pessimism, discontent, perfectionism, and hyperintensity. All of these behaviors can push people away. If you or someone close to you is always negative, there are ways to help […]
Helping patients with chronic sinus and nasal issues This year many of us are still home more than we used to be, and we are still trying to get outside for fresh air and to exercise. Yet that can wreak havoc on our allergies and sinuses. Dr. Alen N. Cohen, MD, FACS, FARS, Director and […]
Q: Can getting a flu shot help protect me against COVID-19? A: Something that medical professionals continually emphasized since the onset of the current pandemic is that COVID-19 and the flu are not the same illness. Although they may shsare a few similar symptoms—such as coughing, fever, and fatigue–they are caused by different viruses.
Greta Goldshtein and Courtyard Pharmacy have been part of the Calabasas community since 2019 and have been gaining a following for their commitment to patient care and service that goes beyond the ordinary. The community witnessed this directly when the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was extended to young teens. Teens and their parents flocked in droves to […]
What is prostate cancer?Prostate cancer develops in the prostate, a small walnut- shaped gland that’s part of a man’s reproductive system. The prostate gland makes fluid that mixes with semen during ejaculation to help protect sperm and keeps it healthy for conception and pregnancy. How common is prostate cancer?About one in eight men will receive […]
With few, if any, symptoms during early stages, prostate cancer can advance without detection, with a diagnosis affecting one in eight men and killing one in 41 men each year. Screening and early detection is essential, leading to effective management. Men with a family history of prostate cancer or BRCA 1 or 2 gene mutations […]
NORMALIZING THE MAN-O-GRAM Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men? According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Currently, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, and yet, success rates for […]
The Flexitarian Diet is a style of eating that encourages mostly plant-based foods while allowing meat and other animalproducts in moderation. It’s more flexible than fully vegetarian or vegan diets. If you’re looking to add more plant foods to your diet but don’t want to completely cut out meat, going flexitarian may be for you. […]
Q: I tent to get stomachaches more often in the summer after outdoor parties, picnics, and beach days, so I’m afraid to enjoy the food. How can I stay healthy this summer? A: Salmonella can cause an infection of the digestive system called salmonellosis.
Cofounders Kari and Warren Shulman fell in love near Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, where Kari grew up. After the couple relocated to Los Angeles, Kari began suffering from various autoimmune ailments. During their search for holistic treatments, they discovered that salt caves might provide at least a partial answer. To that end, […]
Who Knew It Was a Real Thing? During the pandemic, more people have turned to overindulging in food and alcohol, often waking up after a night of overindulgence feeling a bit
Most of us have heard the expression “keep your feet on the ground.” While it’s meant to be figurative as a reminder to be practical, it may actually have a literal meaning as well. Grounding, also known as earthing, is what kids do naturally. Every time we stand barefoot in the grass or on a […]